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Joe Rosales

Lecturer; Vice President of Research & Development and International Development, Sports Info Solutions (SIS)

Joe Rosales is the Vice President of Research & Development and International Development at Sports Info Solutions (SIS), a company that specializes in providing in-depth baseball and football data, including cutting-edge research and analysis, with the mission to educate professional teams and the public about sports analytics. Since starting with SIS in 2013, Joe has been involved with the company’s expansion from covering primarily Major League Baseball (MLB) to also include minor league, college, and Japanese baseball as well as the National Football League (NFL) and NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).

Joe was a co-winner of the 2015 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference research competition for his paper and presentation entitled Who Is Responsible For A Called Strike?, a detailed overview of the innovative new methodology that he helped develop for quantifying “pitch framing” and the impact that the catcher, pitcher, batter, and umpire all have on whether a pitch is called a ball or a strike.

Education

  • M.B.A./M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • M.S., California Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Columbia University 

Publications

  • Who Is Responsible For A Called Strike? (MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, 2015)